USA Today: Sunday is National Ice Cream Day: See where you can score a free or discounted scoop.
Like pretty much everything, the price of ice cream is up year-over-year. However, demand is holding steady. Premium brands are losing ground to less-expensive ones and frozen novelties like ice cream sandwiches and popsicles are selling better than regular ice cream.
Here are some more ice cream stats:
According to Cincinnati-based retail data firm 84.51°, the ice cream flavor most Americans scream for is chocolate, which got 36% of the vote, followed by cookies and cream (25%). Mint chocolate chip and butter pecan tied for third with 24% each.
The company says that 72% of us will be getting our ice cream fix at the grocery store while 26% will get theirs at an ice cream shop.
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